revendo nesta Serventia a seu cargo

English translation: upon reviewing (the birth records) under the charge of this public servant's office

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Portuguese term or phrase:revendo nesta Serventia a seu cargo
English translation:upon reviewing (the birth records) under the charge of this public servant's office
Entered by: Oliveira Simões

08:47 Jul 17, 2018
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Law (general)
Portuguese term or phrase: revendo nesta Serventia a seu cargo
Context:
[the registrar] CERTIFICA, que revendo nesta Serventia, os libros de registro de Nacimiento, [...], verifiquei constar o assento cujo inteiro teor é o de seguinte: [...]
Pete Smith
Ireland
upon reviewing (the birth records} under the responsibility of this public servant's office
Explanation:
serventia: função exercida pelo servente (Aulete)
servente: que serve, que presta serviços; servidor (Aulete)

In the present context, it makes more sense to translate "serventia" as "civil servant's office" or "public servant's office" instead of the job title.
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upon reviewing (the birth records} under the responsibility of this public servant's office


Explanation:
serventia: função exercida pelo servente (Aulete)
servente: que serve, que presta serviços; servidor (Aulete)

In the present context, it makes more sense to translate "serventia" as "civil servant's office" or "public servant's office" instead of the job title.

Example sentence(s):
  • "Law relating to a public servant’s office or employment" means a law that specifically applies to a person acting in the capacity of a public servant and that directly or indirectly.

    https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/statutes/ch36_39.htm
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